Today we worked on creating our writing checklist to help us become better writers.
We used post it notes to show the ideas we came up with.
Hussnain said “don’t rush and edit”
Tarik said “write on the line”
Ali thought of “full stops”
Bree thought of “question marks”
Jasmine reminded us to “underline”
There were lots of other good ideas.
We had lots of fun making 3d shapes with spaghetti and marshmallows!
Jade: “Me, Abass & Ian we were making a pyramid out of marshmallows and spaghetti. It was the best because it was fun.”
Yousif: “Me, Connor & Alfarabi we tried to make a tent out of marshmellows and spaghetti sticks. We tried to stand the tent up and it was fun.”
Gow: “I liked doing marshmallows. We tried to make a shape. We make it with marshmallows and sticks. I liked it.”
Tevi: “It was difficult to get it to stand up on its own but we tried to lose lots of spaghetti and marshmallows and then it stood up. We couldnt stand up a square but then we broke it up and made it a pyramid.”
Broadie: We didnt make the biggest so we made the longest. We used heaps of spaghetti and marshmallows. We done rectangles and pyramids and we made a walkway.”
Kofi: “We were making a double cube it was a little challenging and then near the end when there was 2 minutes left we made it a different shape and it was joined up together.”
Nyachuot: “The block that we were making was hard and we were struggling and we couldnt make it stand by itself. But then when we did it as a pyramid it was able to stand by itself. we werent struggling anymore and it was really good. It felt groovy.”
Jasmine: ” Tevi and Yanni and me we were doing a marshmallow and spaghetti challenge. We tried to make a cube stand up by itself but then we tried to make a different shape. It was really fun it was like a triangle but 3D.”
Connor: “Me, Yousif & Alfarabi we didnt know we could make it because we thought it would be hard but it was easy and we didnt give up and we liked it.”
We made special bookmarks to be sold to raise money for a family that has been touched by cancer. We also read a beautiful book “See a heart, share a heart”. Thank you to Cassie who facilitated the bookmark making!
Battleships + join the dots + chess + arrays game = lots of fun!
Today we went to the post office and sent our art entries off to Turkey. It was interesting having to write the address in Turkish.
Congratulations to all those who worked on improving their initial drafts into their final artwork.